Billie Jean King Drops Out of Olympic Delegation Due to Mother’s Health


Billie Jean King will not be attending the Opening Ceremonies of the Sochi Olympics with the U.S. delegation because of her mother's health, the AP reports.

Said King in a statement:

"It is important for me to be with my mother and my brother at this difficult time. I want to thank President Obama for including me in this historic mission and I look forward to supporting our athletes as they compete in Sochi."